Risk Analyst

From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Integreon is a trusted provider of integrated legal, research and business support solutions to discerning professionals, including law firms and corporate law departments, leading corporations, financial services organisations and professional services firms.

Our 2,000+ associates work globally to support our demanding clients, in areas such as market and competitive intelligence, discovery, legal process outsourcing (LPO), operating model transformation and back office redesign. We also excel in business support services such as IT, document processing, human resources and finance.

Working within the firm's dedicated Risk team, analysts will be working closely with the firm's client and matter opening team in India ("CMO team") and will report to the Risk Managers for CDD and Conflicts. The role will help manage the administration of the client opening process (in particular anti-money laundering compliance and conflicts), information barriers, and the client data held on the firm's systems.

Key responsibilities:

• Review the output of the CMO team being sent to fee-earners and secretaries, and review them

to ensure the required information (such as draft engagement letters and conflict search

results) has been correctly recorded.

• Assess the risk profile of new and existing clients and help carry out client due diligence

required for anti-money laundering compliance purposes including liaising with clients.

• Analyse and review the results of conflicts searches undertaken by the CMO team, identify

where issues of conflict or confidentiality arise/may arise and advise fee earners on the most

appropriate way forward. Escalate and discuss particular sensitive conflict issues with the Risk

Manager (Conflicts).

• Deal with fee earner enquiries regarding client and matter acceptance

• Run company searches and press searches as required by fee-earners and secretaries and

obtain any additional client due diligence information which may be required.

• Support the Risk Manager (CDD) and Deputy MLRO on the administration of general anti-money

laundering issues and client due diligence matters (such as audits) as required.

• Manage and administer information barriers.

• Assist the Head of Risk & Compliance and COLP in administering the firm's Register of Breaches

of the SRA Code of Conduct.

• Undertake compliance audits to make sure that fee-earners and staff have complied with the

firm's policies

• Help administer the firm's Request to Deal in Listed Securities process.

• Assist the CMO Team to manage the client information held on the firm's finance system in

order to ensure that the information held is accurate, and work with and support the firm's

Finance Department in relation to the general administration of the system.

• Handle enquiries from fee earners and staff regarding new client forms and client data held on

the firm's finance system, and general regulatory and compliance enquiries as required.

• Work with the CMO team to allocate client numbers where the client opening process has been

correctly concluded.

• Assist in drafting and delivering risk and compliance training across the firm.

• Liaise with the SRA and Law Society on compliance and regulatory matters as required.

• Undertake legal research on a range of regulatory, compliance and anti-money Laundering issues.

• Assist members of the Risk team with research projects and day-to-day compliance and regulatory matters as they arise.

• Liaise with partners and lawyers throughout the Firm where appropriate.

• Assist the Head of Risk & Compliance in the preparation of lateral hire risk reports.

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